Moose | Habitat, Size, Weight, Diet, & Facts | Britannica - Size adult moose
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The moose or elk, Alces alces, is a member of the New World deer subfamily and is the largest and heaviest extant species in the deer family. Moose are distinguished by the broad, palmate antlers of the males; other members of the deer family have. On average, an adult moose stands – m (– ft) high at the shoulder, which is more than a foot higher than the next.